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Driving Innovation through Federal Investments

INNOVATION

Driving Innovation through Federal Investments

With more than 4,286 innovative research and discovery projects in the pipeline, the biotechnology industry can facilitate job growth, provide the next generation of medicines that will improve the lives of patients and their families, and create new solutions to the public’s health care needs...

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

BIO 2014 Partnering Activity is Unprecedented and Unexpected

Partnering activity for BIO 2014 is riding at a record-breaking 4,000+ meeting requests eight weeks before the conference. The previous record was set at BIO 2012, with 770 partnering requests at the same timeframe...

WORLD CONGRESS ON INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

BIO Announces a Special Preconference Workshop: Outlook on Federal Policy

Recent passage of the Farm Bill, uncertainty about tax reform and potential changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard, are all issues that could impact future growth of the industrial biotechnology sector...

FOOD LABELING

Base Food Labeling on Fact, Not Fear

The Los Angeles Times Editorial board published a wonderful op-ed focusing on the scare tactics used to garner support for California GMO labeling bill SB 1381...

FOOD LABELING

Scientific Community Weighs in on GMO Labeling

Requiring special labeling for food products containing GMO ingredients could have a number of negative impacts according to a report released today by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology...

FOOD LABELING

A Farmer Talks About the Burdensome Costs of GMO Labeling

Jennifer Schmidt, Maryland Farmer and Registered Dietitian, has a wonderful blog titled the The Foodie Farmer Blog, which regularly engages readers in robust conversations about food and farming...

PUBLIC POLICY

Building the Bioeconomy

Leaders across the globe have increasingly begun to target the bioscience industry as an economic engine that provides high wage, high-skilled jobs across a broad range of occupations...

VACCINES

Celebrate Vaccines During National Infant Immunization Week

Each year, during National Infant Immunization Week, communities across the United States work to highlight the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases and to celebrate the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities throughout the United States...

WORLD CONGRESS ON INDUSTRIAL BIOTECHNOLOGY

Consumer Demand for Bioproducts to Be Explored at the 2014 World Congress in May

Nationwide, consumers are demanding greener household care products, cheaper and cleaner fuels and a greater selection of biobased personal care items...

BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

Partnering Thought-Leadership

Partnering at BIO is not just a matter of having a hundred meetings. It is meeting the right companies, making the most of your meetings, and optimizing your partnering strategy...

BIOFUELS

USA Today Misses the Point on Biofuel Development

In their 2012 study on grasslands, South Dakota State University ecologists Christopher Wright and Michael Wimberly try to convey that the opportunity for cellulosic biofuel production to take root in the Great Plains and Western Corn Belt is in danger of being lost...

CLINICAL TRIALS

BIO and ViS Research Expand Research Site Group to Help Streamline Pediatric Clinical Trials

Last year, BIO and ViS launched this initiative to improve the efficiency of clinical development for pediatric therapeutics...

CLIMATE CHANGE

2014 RFS Proposal Is at Odds With White House National Climate Assessment

BIO welcomes the release of the White House National Climate Assessment, because the tools of biotechnology are necessary to help mitigate the impacts of climate change on human health, energy, and agricultural production...
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Conferences & Events
Conferences & Events

05.12.14

World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology

The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors and policy makers in biofuels, biobased products and renewable chemicals...

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06.23.14

BIO International Convention

The largest, most influential biotech meeting in the world is coming to San Diego, June 23 – 26, 2014, offering four days of career-boosting opportunities—from targeted education sessions and specialty forums to BIO One-on-One Partnering™ meetings with thousands of companies. Join the global biotech community at BIO 2014...

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09.11.14

BIO Latin America Conference

BIO Latin America is your opportunity to access the innovation and partnering opportunities in Latin America's rapidly-growing life science industry and to hear case studies and strategies from global bioindustry leaders...

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09.16.14

Livestock Biotech Summit

This unique conference offers a focus on genetic engineering of agricultural animals including benefits, research and development, regulatory system, and challenges to advancing health, food and industrial applications of animal biotechnology...

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